Did you know Portugal is the number one manufacturer of cork? Celebrate Earth Week with an eco-friendly activity from Finding Stuff Club inspired by the sunny beaches of Portugal. In this activity, learn how to create a fun beach scene using materials you likely have around your house.
Step 1: Gather your materials.
- Printed template on pages 2-4 of the printable instructions
- Card stock
- Coloring supplies (crayons, colored pencils, etc.)
- 2-3 cork stoppers
- Paint for decorating your cork
- Paint brushes for decorating your cork
- Optional: pom-poms, googly eyes, etc. for decorating your cork
Step 2: Print out the templates on pages 2-4 of the printable instructions here.
Step 3: Color your templates.
Step 4: Cut out your templates.
Step 5: Color the back of your templates as needed.
Step 6: Fold and glue as indicated.
Step 7: Decorate your cork using paint and paint brushes. Get creative with your cork characters!
Step 8: Assemble your beach scene.
The final product should look something like this:
Don’t forget to tag @teacollection and @findingstuffclub on Instagram so we can see your final creations! Stay tuned for more activities like this inspired by our travels through Portugal, and check out our latest styles here.